There are many opportunities to share your time and talents with others. Listed here are opportunities provided by the 2-1-1 Information and Referral at 1025 S. 700 West, Salt Lake City. For more information, go to informationandreferral.org.
The Greater Salt Lake Chapter of the American Red Cross Help deliver relief to disaster victims and teach others to prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. Volunteers are needed to become first-aid instructors, for disaster action and client outreach, for program services and for training and support services in leadership and supervisory roles. Sign up online at Utahredcross.org at the "Volunteer" link.
Utah Gardens Youth garden steward needed in South Jordan garden, to oversee a large garden that is run by fellow youths. All food is donated to the needy. Commitment is about eight hours a week. Also needed are garden team members for the Bluffdale garden (adults only). Commitment is about three to five hours a week. Food grown is used in fundraising efforts.
Alzheimer's Association The Salt Lake Memory Walk is looking for volunteers to help organize the Sept. 6 event. A variety of opportunities are available. Proceeds benefit the Alzheimer's Association Utah Chapter.
Golden Games Volunteers are needed for Golden Games Senior Olympic Day, Friday, Sept. 5, at the South Towne Expo Center. Volunteers needed 8 a.m. to noon, or 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Annual Recovery Day Fifty volunteers needed to help with Recovery Day event on Sept. 20 at the Gallivan Center. Events begin at 6:30 a.m. with set-up and 5K run.
KUED Volunteers needed to help stuff and label packets for the Caring for You parents resource guide. Volunteers would also make calls to confirm addresses and do data entry.
Lincoln Elementary classroom volunteer Volunteers are needed to help students with reading and math in a fourth-grade classroom. Volunteers must be at least 18 and commit to 45 minutes to an hour once a week.
Jewish Family Service Volunteers are needed to run a monthly book group for seniors in the Sugar House area. Art teachers are also needed to help seniors learn how to draw, use watercolors or acrylics.
Primary Children's Medical Center Volunteers are needed in many areas of the hospital including the information desk, gift shop and foundation office. Bilingual speakers are encouraged to apply; all shifts available. Good interpersonal skills needed. E-mail PCMCVolunteers@imail.org.